How to Remove/Uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA) /2012 – Download Removal Tool

October, 4. 2012 Updated: How to Remove/Uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA)?

Are you willing to register the NIS 2012 and then need to completely remove the currently installed Norton AntiVirus 2013 from your workstation? Have you been annoyed with serious issues working with the preinstalled version of NAV 2013 (BETA), but you have no ideas what to do with them? Or you have tried the common or standard uninstallation by Windows and/or Symantec’s default uninstallation utility, but still failed, just because they do not fully remove the security software program you installed? Then the below frequently asked questions arise: how can I completely/manually uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 from my Windows machine? And for more regular Windows starters, how to effectively get rid of the newest version of NAV for another lower/live/final edition of it?

Well, this section of solution to many problems with NAV 2013/2012 removal will simplize and explain both the manual and automatic option for it: basically, it’s highly recommended that you should shut down the virus protection using an administrator account created on your Windows device before you begin the removal for it. Follow or review the given YouTube video for more practical instructions to remove the 2013 version for NAV or those corrupted ones left in your system and then, you can safely replace it with another security application, antivirus software or security suite (such as KAV 2013/2012, KIS 2013/2012 and so forth) to safeguard your PC, laptop from any harmful threats (like viruses, Trojan horse, malware, bloatware and more other badware). For the multiple files and registry entries related with the virus scanner remained in your Windows system, please try the below Windows uninstall tool to silently, fast remove them to keep Registry Editor clean, and your PC run fast enough. Good luck!

Plan A: Run the express uninstaller for NAV 2013

  1. Click Start >> All Programs or Programs.
  2. Then you will see the Norton AntiVirus folder installed on the programs list, please enter it. Then you run the Uninstall Norton AntiVirus application, the default uninstaller for NAV program.
  3. If you’re running a 32-bit Windows 7 /Windows Vista computer, you then need to select the Yes option from the following blue UAC window.
    • Program name: Norton AntiVirus
    • Verified publisher: Symantec Corporation
    • File origin: Hard drive on this computer
    • Program location: “C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55096-0F1D-4F28-…}”C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-/X/shortcut/ADMIN}””

  4. Click on the yellow Next button on the following wizard, telling “Thank You! Thanks for being a beta tester! We truly appreciate the time and effort you took to help us make a better product. Click Next to continue uninstalling your beta product.”- um, on its right bottom.
  5. For most Windows starters, and to completely uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA), you’re suggested to click the second uninstall option listed on the following Select Your Uninstall Preference, informing “Please remove all user data. Completely removes all your Norton product.”.
  6. See the following “Uninstalling Norton AntiVirus 2013?” displayed? Then you can send your feedback to Symantec by clicking on the “Click here to tell us why” entry, saying “Please take 2 minutes to share why you are leaving us.”. Or, you can also select the second option listed, “Click Next to uninstall.” – click on the white button on right pane.
  7. You may just need to wait seconds for the automatic uninstall to complete.
  8. Finally, you need to click on the white “Restart Now” button on the below “Norton AntiVirus Uninstalled”, saying “To complete this process, please restart your computer.”. Or you need to re-check any unsaved file(s), application(s), then you click the Restart Later link.

Note If you just encountered some issues uninstalling the BETA NAV 2013, please try the above force uninstall option to forcibly uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA), Download Auto Uninstaller instead; and click here to tell us some more details about your uninstall problem.

Plan B: Launch Windows’ standard uninstallation option to uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA)

  1. Visit the Start and then the Settings or the Control Panel directly.
  2. In the Control Panel, you then need to open up the Uninstall a program or the Add or Remove Programs.
  3. For Windows 7/Vista folks, you can then scroll down and direct launch the Norton AntiVirus program in the list to uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA), (product) version Or you XP guys click on any option/button like uninstall, remove behind the unwanted item to automatically uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2013 (BETA) instead.
  4. Well, you then should be able to get the expired version of NAV 2013 uninstalled successfully.

TIP If you find the unwanted, corrupted, BETA version of NA 2013 just NOT listed, you then use this smart Windows uninstaller to find and then thoroughly remove all the NA’s remained files and registry keys. For more tech support, click here.

Have You Encountered Some Fatal Errors with Norton AntiVirus 2012 Anti-spyware Product, and You Just Could not Uninstall The Anti-Virus Software?

Please Follow my NAV 2012 removal video guide below to uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2012 on your Windows device; for more beginners, you’re advised to download the perfect uninstall tool to force remove the problematic or corrupted one remained in your system.

How Can I Uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2012 Online Threat Detector Step By Step?

1. Please log on your Windows as Administrator. Here goes a tip for your quick checking if you’re logged as system Administrator: right click on Windows Taskbar, then enter Task Manager item; click on Users tab. If you’re a Non-administrative use, please right click on that user, and run Log Off command on your menu then – enter your Administrative information then.

2. Please click on Start button, then the Programs link, locate and enter NAV 2012 subfolder on that menu. Run Uninstall Norton AntiVirus command at the bottom of the folder to start the uninstallation of NAV 2012.

Tip: To remove NAV 2012 files leftovers from your Windows, you can then also right click on Uninstall Norton AntiVirus entry, then Properties link, go on and click on Find Target… tab; you’ll see a folder named A5E82D02, which is located in C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV\A5E82D02\

NAV 2012 Files Review

  • ccl110u.dll, ver., 660 KB (676,736 bytes)
  • inststub, ver., 1.13 MB (1,195,216 bytes)
  • prodcbk.dll, ver., 252 KB (258,416 bytes)

Note: For those advanced Windows users, you can also run inststub Application to start to uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2012.

NAV 2012 Folders Review

  • Norton AntiVirus; location, C:\Program Files; size, 79.2 MB (83,072,807 bytes)
  • NortonInstaller; location, C:\Program Files; size, 23.1 MB (24,304,152 bytes)

3. In the next window will be Select Your Uninstall Preference:

  • Title: NAV 2012
  • Subtitle: Select Your Uninstall Preference
  • Preference #1: I plan to reinstall a Norton product in the future. Please leave my settings behind. (Click to remove your Norton product but still remain settings, preferences, passwords for other Norton features, and items in quarantine.)
  • Preference #2: Please remove all user data including my stored passwords & quarantine contents. (Select to completely remove a Norton product. You can still install another Norton in the future, but you may need to create new settings and preferences for some features. )

Tip: To "completely" remove and uninstall NAV 2012 off your Windows, please click on the second link, “Preference #2“.

4. There, you will see the survey webpage by Symantec. If you’d like to give some feedback to Norton®, you can then press down "Click here to tell us why" button. Then your browser will be then redirected onto Norton Feedback page.

Note: Please go on clicking GO button in Feedback section, then follow that Norton Feedback page to submit your comments to Norton team then. See the detailed options below.

5. Now open the main removal window, please click NEXT button in yellow, you would be informed that "Click Next to uninstall":

Note: please ensure that you have saved all your personal files and your webpages!

6. You just need to wait for the NAV 2012 uninstall progress completes.

7. Then you’ll be asked to reboot your Windows machine by clicking Restart Now button in yellow. You can also click Restart Later button on bottom right to save another private files:

8. Please open up (My) computer icon, then click on Folder Options… link on that menu.

9. Then please visit View tab, scroll down your mouse and make TWO modifications in your Windows. Then click Apply and then OK button to shut down Folder Options window:

10. You could try to manually find all those NAV 2012 remains to thoroughly uninstall it. Or you run the Windows uninstaller below to effectively find and clean them.

NAV 2012 Leftover Files Type

10-0. Please log on your Windows as system Administrator.

10-1. Please click Start button, then Search link and then, For Files or Folders…:

10-2. Click on All files and folders link on the left side of Search Results window:

10-3. Go on and press down More advanced options link; and then tick the THREE options for your removing NAV 2012 user data. Then click Search buton:

10-4. Manually remove the below files found to completely uninstall NAV 2012:

  • ( norton_account_logo.png
  • NortonInstall-2011-08-21-17h31m54s, Text Document file type, 654 KB (670,210 bytes), C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\NortonInstaller\Logs\2011-08-21-17h31m54s
  • NortonInstall-2011-08-21-17h41m03s, Text Document file type, Text Document, C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\NortonInstaller\Logs\2011-08-21-17h41m03s

10-5. Choose all of those files found by your Windows, run Delete command on your right menu or press down your Del/Delete key to remove those remains created; then please empty Recycle Bin on your desktop.

Note: Please click Yes button on Confirm Multiple File Delete window.

Tip: Move your mouse to visit File menu, and run Delete command; or you choose all of those files stored by Windows Recycle Bin application, press Shift key + Del(ete) key to delete the NAV file remains.

NAV 2012 Registry Entries Leftover

10-6. Click Windows logo key + R key to open up Registry Editor; enter regedit in the blank; then click Edit menu, choose and run Find… command or press Ctrl + F key:

10-7. Entering "Norton (AntiVirus) 2012", then please click Find Next button to discover those Norton registry entries to uninstall Norton AntiVirus 2012 completely:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603, 000 – norton
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu\Programs\Norton AntiVirus, Order
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache, Norton AntiVirus, C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe

Need some more tips to modify and clean Windows Registry Editor, then please review and/or watch my video guide below; again, for Windows beginners, it’s highly recommended that you download and register the perfect uninstall tool to fast and safely clean the NAV keys left!

More Common Symantec AntiVirus Error Messages Review

Symantec AntiVirus Error Code: 10

Note: Symantec AntiVirus Error (Code: 10 ) I reviewed above would inform you that "Symantec AntiVirus Auto-Protect could not continue. Please run LiveUpdate or reinstall Symantec AntiVirus and restart. (Code: 10 )". Here, "reinstall" suggests you first completely uninstall Norton AntiVirus version you had.

Norton AntiVirus 2005 Installation Error

  • Name: Norton AntiVirus 2005 Setup
  • Information: Installaion Progress Components are being installed.
  • Details: irbUninstallDS.942EA66C_0A4A_4FF1_9A23_B5697…
  • Subwindow: IDSinst.exe, IDSERR_LOADLIBRARY

Tip: To get rid of the IDSinst.exe error related with NAV, you try to completely remove it, then install the newer version of it.

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